Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Houston prepared for tough test

Houston prepared for tough test

Dundee United boss Peter Houston reckons his side are in for a very tough game in their opener against St Mirren in Paisley today.

The Arabs are going to come up against a developing team under the leadership of an ambitious new manager, and Houston knows his own charges will need to be at their best to return home with the right result.

"We've got a very tough game, but it will be the first of many and we are up for it," he told stv.tv. "There is a bit of the unknown about St Mirren tomorrow because they have brought in quite a number of players over the summer.

"Danny [Lennon] has brought Cowdenbeath up from the Third Division to the First in back-to-back seasons and that's something you have to respect," Houston added.

"But we've got to focus on ourselves and go about the job the way we did the majority of last season."

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Saturday August 14 2010
Time: 9:43AM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 2 Raith Rovers 2

Dundee United allowed a two-goal lead to slip against early Championship leaders Raith Rovers at Tannadice.

The Tangerines were already a couple of goals clear with a quarter of the game completed, midfielder Willo Flood driving in from around twenty-yards and on loan Cammy Smith converting a penalty.

However, Jordan Thompson pulled one back prior to the interval and Kevin McHattie crashed a superb equaliser with eighteen minutes remaining.

Manager Ray McKinnon was facing t

Points dropped admits boss

Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon was left reflecting on a couple of points dropped following the 2-2 draw with his former club Raith Rovers.

Stats: Dundee United v Raith Rovers

All the stats from Dundee United (2) vs (2) Raith Rovers, Tannadice, Sat 27th Aug 3.00pm Att: 7,434

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Raith Rovers

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Raith Rovers at Tannadice.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Malpas
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes92%
No8%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 3 3 0 0 9 6
2 Rangers 4 2 2 0 8 2
3 Hearts 4 2 1 1 7 4
4 Ross County 4 2 0 2 6 0
5 Dundee 4 1 2 1 5 1
6 Hamilton 4 1 2 1 5 0
7 Aberdeen 4 1 2 1 5 -2
8 Motherwell 4 1 1 2 4 -1
9 St. Johnstone 4 1 1 2 4 -2
10 Kilmarnock 4 1 1 2 4 -2
11 Partick 3 1 0 2 3 0
12 Inverness 4 1 0 3 3 -6
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)